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Seeing the Prince in the Pauper

PART 11 – Daylight gave way to evening in Taipei City as a sunset of reddish pink descended upon the city rooftops. The MRT, the city’s metro system, glided hurriedly over the tracks, but came to a gentle halt at the station platform near NMSU, National Ming Su University. 2,120 more words

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When the Voice Loses Its Song

PART 10 – About a month later, in the relentless heat and humidity of late September, a Chinese bulbul bathed in the refreshing, clean water fountain on the campus of National Ming Su University in Taipei, dipping its head under the water and shaking its feathers in the autumn sun. 2,699 more words

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Chapter 28 Ascension Graveyard

Chapter 28

~The Journal of Etta Castle Teague

            Intimacy: Close relationship; detailed information or knowledge; Private utterance or action.

            The hard truth about life is that being intimate with the wrong people, giving them access to the secrets of your heart, mind and soul, can be a very costly thing. 2,675 more words

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Chapter 27 Ascension Graveyard

Chapter 27

~The Journal of Etta Castle Teague

“Sometimes I am convinced that the Towes are nothing but human beings with the typical false sense of entitlement, and now the rest of the world has to pay for it.” 5,053 more words

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An Angel Called Ellie

PART 9 – Joy squinted in the dark, lying on her new single bed with her feet hanging off the end. She lifted her head off the pillow and glanced in the direction of the noise. 2,249 more words

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Upstaged in Taipei

PART 8 – On the morning after he arrived in Taipei, Jonah awoke in the dark with Lina curled up next to him under hotel sheets, her face on his bare chest, her brunette hair spread out across his upper body. 1,930 more words

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